It’s been a long time!

When I first came up with that title, the first thing that came into my mind was Led Zep – rock and rolling – it has been a long time! 6 months have passed since my last post – many miles have passed under these feet, along with 7 camps and coaching in Boulder. Winter […]

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Vasque Transistor FS – shoe review

One of the challenges I have found with trail running, especially on technical trails, is finding a shoe that is light weight,  protective, yet also has a low profile so that I get to feel the terrain under my feet and can react quickly to changes in surface.  I was excited to have the opportunity […]

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Icespike review – the ultimate non-slip shoe system

Living in Estes Park, CO, near RMNP, is a trail runner’s paradise.  Huge variety of trails over varying terrain with majestic views of the Rocky Mountains.  The only drawback is that once Winter sets in and the snows arrive, running on trails, or even roads at times, can get sketchy. I’d been using YakTrax since […]

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Listening to my body

I would like to think that time has increased my wisdom and understanding of how things work – not always the case though!  Just recently, I reminded myself of how far I have come in terms of listening to my body. In the last week I was aware of a general tightening of my left […]

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The healing touch of massage

During the last week I have been the lucky recipient of 2 massages, each very different from the other.  Massage is an experience  I had only ever had post marathon previously. Running for charities in the London and New York Marathons, they often had massage as part of the post race recovery area. After the […]

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CNN feature and thoughts on barefoot running.

Barefoot running – how sweet the sound! I have just returned from a run wearing my Vibram KSO’s – 12 minutes easy warm up and then 10 x 1 minute on / 1 minute off  on rolling terrain on highway 34 heading towards Rocky Mountain National Park.  Although concrete and tarmac aren’t my favorite surfaces,  […]

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